Coastguard and RNLI Winch

500th mission for St Athan Coastguard

The St Athan Coastguard Rescue helicopter has carried out its 500th mission since the Search and Rescue (SAR) operation around the UK was privatised. The base at St Athan was one of the first purpose-built sites operated by Bristow Helicopters as they took over from Royal Air Force and Royal [read more]

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Aviation safety news

5 people die in North Wales helicopter crash

A helicopter with 5 people on board went missing near Caernarfon bay in North Wales on Wednesday en route to Dublin from Luton. North Wales Police have confirmed that the crash site has been located and the bodies of all five people on board had been found. Mountain rescue teams [read more]